Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule has been officially renamed Arrokoth or sky

The new name reflects the inspiration of looking to the skies and wondering about the stars and worlds beyond our own.

Evidence of water found on Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule is located in the Kuiper Belt, beyond the orbit of Neptune. Located almost 6.5 billion kilometers from the Sun, The object is...

The sharpest views of Ultima Thule

The scientists behind NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have released the sharpest possible view of the Ultima Thule. Just before making the closest approach to...

New Horizons mission reveals entirely new kind of world

On Jan.1, New Horizons made history with the first flyby New Horizons Mission Reveals Entirely New Kind of World. Now, NASA scientists have revealed the first...

New Horizons successfully explores Ultima Thule

New Horizons made history with the flyby of Ultima Thule, a mysterious object 4.1 billion miles (6.6 billion kilometers) from Earth in the Kuiper...

NASA spaceship to capture most distant world explored yet on New Year’s Day

NASA's unmanned New Horizons spacecraft is closing its memorable New Year's flyby target, the most distant world at any point examined, a frozen relic...

NASA’s New horizons makes first detection of Kuiper belt flyby target

NASA's New Horizons rocket has influenced the first detection of its next flyby target, the Kuiper Belt object dubbed Ultima Thule, over four months...